29 August 2015
Friday, 07 August 2015 14:00
Vinay Nundhoo was convicted to 18 years’ penal servitude after he was found guilty for manslaughter of Jacques Chan Lim Wan. After his successful appeal before the Court of Criminal Appeal, his sentence has been reduced by one year.
Friday, 31 July 2015 14:00
Noyan Béugé has been acquitted by the Appeal Court which has quashing his conviction to six months’ imprisonment after he was found guilty for larceny by means of scaling in breach of Section 309 (1) of the Criminal Code. In its ruling the Appeal Bench consisting of Justices Abdulraffick Hamuth and Gaitri Manna-Jugessur Manna came to the conclusion that the Prosecution has failed to establish the expertise of PS Luchman in the field of footprint.
Friday, 03 July 2015 14:00
Many reactions followed the sentencing of Pravind Jugnauth to twelve months imprisonment by the Intermediate Court on Thursday afternoon. The leader of the MSM made a first statement on his conviction while leaving the Court.
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Friday, 24 April 2015 14:00
The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has lost in a case of rape which was dismissed by the trial Court. The appeal Bench consisting of Justices Asraf Caunhye and G. Jugessur-Manna has rejected the appeal lodged by the DPP contesting the judgment of the Intermediate Court dismissing the charge of rape against the respondent, Prakash Choonya.
Friday, 19 December 2014 14:00
Two teenagers, Govinda Narain Carpenen and Geraldo Reine de Carthage, who were convicted each to 24 years penal servitude for the offence of rape, have been acquitted on appeal.
Friday, 08 March 2013 13:12
The fine of Rs 4,561,590, which Police Inspector R. Seewoosungkur has to pay after he was found guilty of and convicted for fiscal evasion on non-declared goods imported illegally from Dubai, has been upheld on appeal before the Supreme Court.
Friday, 01 March 2013 14:37
The Labavarde family has lost its appeal against the Nam Cam family in relation to the ownership of an immovable property situated at Arsenal before the Court of Civil Appeal.
Friday, 04 January 2013 14:58
Mrs M.E. Collet, an employee of the department of Finance at the defunct District Council of Grand-Port/Savane, who was convicted by the Intermediate Court to pay Rs 10,000 fine in respect of each of the 12 counts of information for forgery in a private writing for which she was found guilty, has been acquitted on appeal before the Supreme court.
Friday, 28 December 2012 10:59
The Law Lords of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) have granted leave to Dharmanand Dhooharika, the editor in chief of weekly Samedi Plus, to appeal against the decision of the Supreme Court having on the bench the Senior Puisne Judge and the Acting Chief Justice, Keshoe Parsad Matadeen, and Justice Ashraf Caunhye, convicting the latter to 3 months’ imprisonment for contempt of Court.
Friday, 21 December 2012 11:02
Abdool Gafoor Fakira, Sanjiv Kumar Ramjuttun and Jean Denis Volbert will not have to each serve a prison sentence after they were found guilty of abduction and sequestration of Mitradev Ramnarain by the Intermediate Court.